A bill aimed at ensuring the region can make the most of future voter-approved funds was approved by an Assembly committee this week as the Bay Area ramps up to place its first regional housing bond
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Take California's Housing Future 2040 Survey to Inform the Regional Housing Needs Allocation
The California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) is soliciting ideas and input from the public via a survey to improve the 7th cycle Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA)
ABAG/MTC-Sponsored Affordable Housing Bill Passes Committee
As the Bay Area gears up to place its first regional housing bond on the ballot, a bill aimed at ensuring the region can make the most of future voter-approved funds was approved by an Assembly
Thursday: BAHFA Workshop on Draft Equity Framework and Draft Funding Programs
After a year of stakeholder engagement and technical work, the Bay Area Housing Finance Authority (BAHFA) released its Draft Equity Framework and Draft Funding Programs.
Bay Area Needs $7.6 Billion To Unlock 33,000 Affordable Homes Currently in the Pipeline
Enterprise Community Partners (Enterprise) and the Bay Area Housing Finance Authority (BAHFA) today issued new research revealing that there are 395 affordable housing developments in various stages
Bay Area Housing Finance Authority to Simplify Search For Affordable Housing
The Bay Area Housing Finance Authority (BAHFA) is beginning a project to develop and implement the Doorway Housing Portal, an online portal that will enable residents to search for affordable housing
Budget Belt-Tightening Squeezes Housing, Resilience, Transportation
Gov. Gavin Newsom’s newly proposed state budget for the 2023-24 fiscal year includes major cuts to funding for housing, climate and transportation that were included in last year’s budget.
BAHFA Closes First Deal
MTC's newly launched Bay Area Housing Finance Authority (BAHFA) affiliate this month closed its first-ever transaction, funding a $5,000 grant through its newly formed Welfare Tax Exemption
Bay Area Housing Finance Authority Receives Equitable Housing Policies Grant
The Partnership for the Bay’s Future has announced $5 million in grants focused on advancing equitable housing policies.
State Staffs Up to Enforce Housing Mandates
In a one-two punch signaling that it will prioritize enforcement of housing laws, the state is creating a new unit with the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD), and